Harlequin Cabbage Bug

Scientific Name: Murgantia histrionica

Family: Pentatomidae

Native Range: North American, Pennsylvania*


Active: One generation per year in Pennsylvania. Adults overwinter.*

Color and Appearance: Stink bug shape with bright markings in yellow, orange, and white.*

A major pest to Brassicas, which is why ours are found on kale.*

*From Wikipedia (

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